Stand with Ranson Against Rockwool!

Rockwool will pollute the air on a scale unseen in Jefferson County Rockwool will be a major source of at least nine different categories of air pollution that deteriorate air quality and harm human health. The plant’s huge industrial furnaces and large-scale use of hazardous chemicals make it far dirtier than traditional manufacturing, and unlike any facility in the region.

Western Loudoun, Clark, and Frederick Counties could easily be on the receiving end of the toxins emitted from this factory.

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Comments for the State Water Control Board

To help inform comments to the State Water Control Board on ACP and MVP, which are open until May 30th, we’re keeping a collection of useful links here. To put in a comment, go here: http://townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewNotice.cfm?gnid=828 Wild Virginia: http://wildvirginia.org/suggestions-comments-response-deq-public-notice-impacts-waterbody-crossings-water-quality-standards/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b462a1fb-8f95-4d3f-9f9c-0765d64844ec Chesapeake Climate Action Network: http://org.salsalabs.com/o/423/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=23056 Mountain Valley Pipeline – A Comprehensive Story Map http://newrivergeographics.com/ (More...)

Natural Gas Pipelines

Letter: S.E. Richardson, Leesburg

http://loudounnow.com/2018/03/28/letter-s-e-richardson-leesburg-2/ Editor: Busy residents of Northern Virginia won’t even notice the construction of the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline striking through the heart of central Virginia, carrying fracked gas from West Virginia through the George Washington National Forest, crossing the Appalachian Trail, the headwaters of the Potomac River and the James River. But what we won’t (More...)

Letter: Natalie Pien, Leesburg

http://loudounnow.com/2018/02/12/letter-natalie-pien-leesburg-10/ Editor:  Mayor Kelly Burk’s State of the Town address included many accomplishments in the town, as well as her appointment to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. I especially appreciated Mayor Burk’s comments on the need for transit, bike and pedestrian trails. Given very limited transportation funds, we need to look at improvements that expand transportation (More...)

Transportation

10 Minute video with the Limperts on the ACP

On November 18th, 2017, 350 Loudoun traveled to Bath County, Virginia, to tour the property of the Limperts, one of the families whose land will be impacted by the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Limperts property is largely wilderness, and old-growth forest. There are many other similar properties along the ACP route that (More...)

Natural Gas Pipelines Pipelines

Loudoun Citizens Support Water Protectors in Standing Rock, North Dakota

November 11, 2016, LEESBURG — During the Nov. 4 First Friday in Leesburg, pedestrians and drivers could not help but notice the candlelight vigil at the corner of King and Market streets near the Loudoun County Courthouse historic marker. It was held in solidarity for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Water Protectors, who are conducting civil disobedience (More...)

Oil Pipelines

Members of 350 Loudoun among 23 Virginians Arrested in Richmond

On October 5th, 350 Loudoun members Jennifer Alves and Maria Bergheim were among a total of 23 issued summons for trespassing after they blocked the gate leading to the Governor’s mansion in Richmond. The protestors, included students, veterans, clergy, Virginia River Healers, and other Virginians from nearly every part of the state.  Lead by Chesapeake (More...)

Solar Schools Initiative!

Find out how school systems can: install solar with no upfront costs; save money annually; reduce pollution every year; provide educational opportunities with state of the art energy technology. Student leaders led the way in Albemarle and Fairfax Counties to bring solar to the school system. Let’s do the same in Loudoun! Come, bring a (More...)